President's Message

December 17, 2009

BBB Elects Mark Montgomery as Chairman of Board of Directors for 2010

Re-elected as Board of Directors for 2010:
Dwayne Butler, Red Carpet Employment Agency, Texarkana
Jerry Frentress, Win-Win Motivation and More, Bossier City
Larry Melancon, Capital One Bank, Shreveport
Charlie Thomas, GAP Broadcasting, Shreveport
Mark Montgomery, Montgomery Realty and Development, Bossier City
Michael Madison, Cleco Power, Pineville
Lori Cheramie, A T & T, The Real Yellow Pages, Shreveport
Mark Porter, Porter’s Fine Dry Cleaning, Bossier City
David Smith, Homesecure Construction, Shreveport
Gerry Hedgecock, Heard, McElroy & Vestal, Shreveport
Mary Craigo, LeGrand and Associates, Shreveport.
Eddie Faith, Shreveport Communications was also welcomed as a new board member.

Reappointed as the Advisory Board for the Alexandria/Pineville market:
Richard Ranson, Cenla Chamber of Commerce
Scott Terrell, Ashley Furniture Store and Ivan Smith Furniture
Mike Upton, Upton, Draughon & Bollinger, LLC
Kenny Sayes, Sayes Office Supply
Alvin Owens, Owens Financial Center
Mike Madison, Cleco Power

The Advisory Board of Texarkana was also reappointed:
Rex Duncan, Mr. Speedy Car Care
Amy Huddleston, TEXAR Federal Credit Union
Brad Thomas, East Funeral Home
Danny Gray, Gray’s Jewelers, Inc
Mack Thomas, Texarkana Auto Body Works, Inc
Dwayne Butler, Red Carpet Employment Agency

Bob King, King’s Telemessaging Services, received a certificate of appreciation for his support of the BBB for serving on the board for over seven years. Jerry Frentress, Win-Win Motivation and More, also received a certificate of appreciation for serving as Chairman of the Board during 2008.

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to All!

Yours sincerely,

Andy Fisher